Maintaining Healthy Garden Soil
Many people think of soil as dead, decomposed organic matter and minerals. But it’s much more than that. Soil is full of life. Trillions of organisms live in soil, using…
Healthy Garden: Understanding Deer Repellents
Most gardeners consider the term “deer” a four-letter word. If your garden hasn’t been mowed down by these unabashed creatures, you most likely know someone whose garden has. Deer populations…
What Made My Good Plant Go Bad?
Use these seven questions to figure out what's wrong with any plant
Improve Your Soil by Raking Less
Mowing leaves into your lawn can improve its vigor, and unraked leaves in planting beds don’t smother shade-tolerant perennials